Academic WorldQuest™ is a flagship youth education program of the national network of World Affairs Councils. It is a team competition testing high school students' knowledge of international affairs. In the competition, four-person teams compete by answering multiple-choice questions divided into ten unique and engaging thematic categories.
This year’s topics were announced in mid-September! The Official Study Guide — the primary resource to help students and teachers prepare for the topics covered in the timed question-and-answer AWQ competitions hosted by local Councils — will be released in October.
WACNJ competition will take place in february.
Check Back in november for The exact date, Time, and location.
2019-2020 AWQ Topics
Country in Focus: South Korea
Preventing Extremism in Fragile States
Oceans: The World's Garbage Dump
Refugees and Global Migration
The Middle East: Regional Disorder
Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future?
The Rise of Populism in Europe
Decoding U.S.-China Trade
Cyber Conflict and Geopolitics
The United States and Mexico: Partnership Tested
State of the State Department and Diplomacy
Brexit and the EU
China's Belt & Road Initiative
Germany: 30 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall
Qatar and the Future of the Gulf Cooperation Council